Published date: 11 March 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 11 April 2019

Contract summary


  • Road transport services - 60100000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference

SBC - 025178

Published date

11 March 2019

Closing date

11 April 2019

Contract start date

29 July 2019

Contract end date

28 July 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Slough Borough Council would like to invite potential providers for the provision of local bus route 4 (Monday to Sunday evenings); and local bus route 6 (Sundays). Potential providers may bid for 1 or more Lots and may also submit a combined bid, as detailed in the procurement documents. Service Requirements - The Invitation to Tender details the requirements for these contracts, including the route, timetable and type of vehicle. Any extra documents relating to the contract that are not covered in the Invitation to Tender or in the Conditions of Contract will be displayed in the Route Schedule under 'Special Conditions'. The intended commencement date is scheduled to be 29.07.19. The Contractor must be able to provide the full service required from the commencement date.

More information


Additional text

This tender is to be completed electronically using the SE Shared Services Procurement eSourcing portal.

The SE Shared Services eSourcing portal provides a web-based tool that provides a simple, secure and efficient means for managing tendering and quotation activities reducing the time and effort required for both buyers and Potential Bidders. The portal allows for tender clarifications and submitting your bid electronically.

In order to bid for this opportunity you will need to register your company on the SE Shared Services portal.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Claire Portsmouth (SBC)


51 Bath Road
United Kingdom


01753 875472